On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 2003

Historical Events

  • A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region

Famous Deaths

  • Jürgen Möllemann, German politician, German Vice Chancellor (1992-3), dies in a parachuting accident at 57
  • Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor, dies at 98
2003 Highlights

About June 5, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini